9 days in Malibu & Los Angeles Itinerary

9 days in Malibu & Los Angeles Itinerary

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9 days in Malibu & Los Angeles Itinerary

Los Angeles
Drive:  45​min
Malibu
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Los Angeles

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Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is an affluent beach city in Los Angeles County, California. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Westward Beach, then learn about winemaking at Malibu Wines, and then explore the striking landscape of Paramount Ranch. On the next day, trek along Big Sycamore Canyon Hike, look for gifts at Friends of the Camarillo Library Bookstore, and then have some family-friendly fun at MB2 Raceway.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Malibu online sightseeing planner .

Los Angeles to Malibu is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of tram and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Malibu, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

MB2 Raceway, Friends of the Camarillo Library Bookstore, Paramount Ranch, Big Sycamore Canyon Hike
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Paramount Ranch ©
Paramount Ranch
MB2 Raceway ©
MB2 Raceway
Malibu Wines ©
Malibu Wines

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You've added Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and other attractions to your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grove and Citadel Outlets. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, stop by Grand Central Market, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker .

You can drive from Malibu to Los Angeles in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Malibu in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Rodeo Drive, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
La Brea Tar Pits & Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

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